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Suspected bomb at US embassy construction site

US embassyThe construction site of the new US embassy at Huseby in Oslo : Cornelius Poppe / NTB scanpix

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Around 250 people were evacuated from the building site of the new US embassy at Huseby in Oslo on Tuesday after a suspious object was found in a container.

– Construction workers found a suspicious object in a container and decided to evacuate themselves, said operations manager Christian Krohn Engeseth of Oslo police.

Police were alerted at 10.54am on Tuesday of the situation. The Police bomb squad used a bomb robot to examine the object.The container stood inside the cordoned off area of the building site, but outside the building that will house the new US Embassy in Oslo.

A police operative unit leader confirmed there was no bomb to NTB news agency.

– The situation is now clarified. The Bomb squad has defused an object and the barriers are now lifted.

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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